The Best In The Desert (BITD) Racing Association is an American desert off-road racing association, based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. It was founded by Casey Folks,[1] and is currently owned by his sons Daryl and Bryan Folks. BITD runs the Vegas To Reno, the longest off-road race in the United States.


A Class 1 Buggy racing in the 2008 Vegas to Reno event
2022 season
  • Parker 425 (cars and trucks only): The event began in 1971 as a NORRA event.[2] SCORE International sanctioned the event until 1998.[2] Whiplash Motorsports held the event until BITD began sanctioning it in 2003.[2] The 2008 had over 300 entrants.[2]
  • Parker 250 (motorcycles, quads and UTVs only)
  • Vegas to Reno: The flagship event of the series.[1]
  • Silver State 300
  • Battle Born 200
  • UTV Legends Championship (motorcycles, quads and UTVs only)
  • Adelanto Grand Prix (motorcycles only)
  • Laughlin Desert Classic (cars and trucks only)
  • World Hare & Hound Championship (motorcycles, quads and UTVs only)
  • Mint 400 (2012-2019)
  • Bluewater Desert Challenge
  • Henderson 250


Events are nationally televised on MavTV, its website, and the America One Sports Network.[3]


7300 class

Best In The Desert has classes of Trick Trucks (aka Trophy Truck), buggies, motorcycles, Quads.[2][4] Various events have different classes of racing vehicles.

Notable drivers


  1. ^ a b Rousseau, Scott (August 21, 2008). "BITD: Five Minutes with Casey Folks". Archived from the original on December 26, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-24.
  2. ^ a b c d e Perronne, Craig (February 4, 2008). "2008 Best in the Desert Parker 425". Retrieved 2009-01-17.
  3. ^ "Best in the Desert Television Listings and Online Broadcast" (PDF). 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 5, 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
  4. ^ "2009 Race Schedule" (PDF). Best In The Desert. 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 17, 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
  5. ^ "Best In The Desert Racing Association". Team Toyo. 2006. Archived from the original on 2008-08-03. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
  6. ^ a b "The Best in the Desert: Nevada 1000". Motor Trend's Truck Trend. 2002. Retrieved 2009-01-17.

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